Pasta brand Barilla, long-time sponsors of Roger Federer, released a new ad showing different people Federer has worked with (for past commercials) cooking pasta using tennis rackets. Among them are Coco Gauff, Federer’s “pinky promise” Zizou, chef Davide Oldani, rooftop tennis players Carola and Vittoria, and world skiing champion Mikaela Shiffrin.
Besides them, one of the largest shareholders of the Barilla Group, Luca Barilla, also appears in the ad.
“Grazie Roger Federer for the great times.
Prepare your racket and be part of the tribute. Drain your favorite pasta with it and tag Barilla to say thank you to Roger,” Barilla captioned the ad. Here are a few Barilla commercials Federer appeared: